Oberbettingen bei Hillesheim, Eifelosaurus holotype (Triassic to of Germany)

Where: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany (50.3° N, 6.6° E: paleocoordinates 15.1° N, 17.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Upper Buntsandstein Group, Aegean to Aegean (247.2 - 242.0 Ma)

• Listed as "Oberer? Buntsandstein" (Upper Buntsandstein) by Krebs (1969: Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 62:697-714). Upper Buntsandstein is early Anisian in age (Kozur & Bachmann 2008 Berichte Geol. B.-A., 76)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Primary reference: O. Jaekel. 1904. Über ein neues Reptil aus dem Buntsandstein der Eifel. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 56:90-94 [R. Butler/R. Butler/R. Butler]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 134292: authorized by Richard Butler, entered by Richard Butler on 05.10.2012

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Eosuchia - Rhynchosauridae
Eifelosaurus triadicus n. gen. n. sp.
Eifelosaurus triadicus n. gen. n. sp. Jaekel 1904 rhynchosaur
Articulated partial skeleton including dorsal, sacral and caudal vertebrae, partial pelvis and femora. Specimen in Goldfuß-Museum of the University of Bonn